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succulent - juicy; full of juice or sap; full of richness; N: succulent plant such as a cactus
pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill
depredation - plundering; destruction
adversary - opponent; enemy
quirk - sudden sharp turn or twist; startling twist; caprice; idiosyncrasy; peculiarity of behavior; Ex. by a quirk of fate
varnish - paint used to coat a surface with a glossy film; glossy coating produced by using this substance; Ex. nail varnish; V.
passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
cleft - N: split
maul - handle roughly; batter; injure by beating; Ex. mauled by his overexcited fans; N: heavy long-handled hammer
salvage - rescue (goods or property) from loss; N: saving; property saved